A solemn ceremony marking the 87th anniversary of the formation of the State Frontier Service of Azerbaijan Republic took place today (August 18). The officers of the Central Office of the State Frontier Service at the head, together with its Chief Elchin Guliyev visited the Mausoleum of National Leader Heydar Aliyev and the Alley of Martyrs, Trend reports.
Later the first group of graduates consisting of 61 officers and lieutenants of the Faculty of Frontier Forces of the Heydar Aliyev Academy linked to the Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan Republic were sworn in the Central Office of the Ministry of National Security of Azerbaijan Republic.
In addition the Officers of the State Frontier Service were decorated according to the Decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic.
In his speech E. Guliyev pointed out that decisions were made by President Ilham Aliyev to expand the protection of state boundaries. Over a short period of time all the security points across our state boundary had been equipped with up-to-date equipment.
The opening of the Research and Development Centre of the Central Office of the state Frontier service of Azerbaijan also took place during the meeting.
Azerbaijan Internal Minister Ramil Usubov, Emergency Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov, Education Minister Misir Mardanov, Military Prosecutor Khanlar Valkiyev, Chief of the Defence Ministry Headquarters Nadjamaddin Sadikhov, Rector of the Heydar Aliyev Academy of the National Security Ministry Ziya Yusifzadeh, and other officials took part in the ceremony.